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Alabama Historical Markers
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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here. This category is for those markers found in the state of Alabama.
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Alabama Historical MarkersEscambia County Training School - Atmore, AL

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Marker notes the history and sports records of the historically African-American school buildings located here on Martin Luther King Avenue (formerly 8th Avenue) between Broad & McGlasker Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/17/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersWilliams Station, Alabama (1866-1897) - Atmore, AL

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Marker near the old Atmore train station on Highway 31, notes the early history of Atmore and the railroad influence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: 9/26/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersAtmore, Alabama

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Marker located on East Nashville Ave in downtown Atmore describes the beginnings of the city and a little of its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersCanoe Station - Canoe, AL

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Marker along Highway 31 near Atmore, notes the early settlement of rural area initially important during the Civil War and for its mineral springs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/2/2014

last visited: 2/16/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersFlomaton, Alabama-Flomaton, AL

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Flomation AL town created by the railroads.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/12/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSite of Pollard

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A small town in southern Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/18/2007

last visited: 6/14/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersA County Older Than the State-Baldwin County

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At the courthouse in Bay Minette.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Alabama

date approved: 4/7/2015

last visited: 1/14/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersBay Minette, Alabama

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Marker about the history of Bay Minette is located at the Bay Minette Public Library, 205 W 2nd Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/17/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersPilgrims’ Rest Cemetery - Brewton, AL

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Located on Alco Drive, this cemetery contains many victims of the Yellow Fever epidemic that hit the area due to the movement of settlers throughout Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/9/2019

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersFranklin Cemetery - Brewton, Alabama

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Marker notes the relocation of the Franklin Cemetery to the Union Cemetery. The former location was hidden amid industrial buildings at Georgia Pacific’s Brewton factory and abandoned and unused.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/21/2016

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersUnion Cemetery - Brewton, Alabama

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Located on Union Cemetery Road contains about 1900 graves and is still used today. Also located here is the Franklin Cemetery in one corner.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/21/2016

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersBurnt Corn Park Cistern - Brewton, AL

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The location of the old cistern covered with trees and brush when it was discovered. The city cleaned up the area and placed this marker to explain the history of the tank.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 6/21/2016

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersRitz Theatre

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A marker in Brewton, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton

location: Alabama

date approved: 9/18/2007

last visited: 6/14/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersBANK OF BREWTON - Brewton, AL

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BANK OF BREWTON historic marker in front of the historic facade of the Brewton Bank in Brewton, AL

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/24/2010

last visited: 5/26/2017

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Alabama Historical MarkersHART STATION - Brewton, AL

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Hart Station historical marker honoring James Hart for his efforts to return passenger train service to Brewton, AL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 8/24/2010

last visited: 8/2/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersHistoric and Beautiful Repton - Repton, AL

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Located on Alabama Highway 41 near McMillan Street, the marker describes the history of Repton, the beginning of railroads in the area and the withering economy and population of the town and its desire to grow again.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 1/17/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersThe Canoe Fight - Gainestown, AL

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Marker located along Madison Road (County Road 33), east of Gainestown, describes the Creek War incident between Creek Indians and militiamen of the area forts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMt. Nebo Death Masks - Carlton, AL

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At the Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, in the nearby cemetery, there are three graves that have very unusual markings. The headstones on these graves contain “death masks”. These headstones were crafted by Isaac Nettles, Sr. (1885 – 1957).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 3/2/2017

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersFort Stoddert (1799) - Mt. Vernon, AL

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Constructed in 1799, Fort Stoddert was located at the Mount Vernon Landing on the Mobile River in Mobile County east of current day Mount Vernon and was named for the Acting Secretary of War Benjamin Stoddert.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/5/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersMt. Vernon Federal Highway - Mt Vernon, AL

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Describes the history of the establishment of the Federal Highway and other events in Mt. Vernon, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/5/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersOld Federal Road - Repton, Alabama

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Marker indicating the location of a stage stop on Old Federal Road. It is located north of Repton, Alabama.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member xptwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 11/30/2011

last visited: 3/7/2015

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Alabama Historical MarkersEllicott's Stone - Mobile County, Alabama

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National boundary between US and Spanish in 1799.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Thorny1

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/9/2008

last visited: 12/29/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersMount Vernon Arsenal and Barracks - Mt. Vernon, AL

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A small town with a lot of history, this marker describes the history of a nearby former military arsenal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSearcy Hospital - Mt. Vernon, AL

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Searcy Hospital was a state-owned and operated psychiatric hospital. It was located on the grounds of the former Mt. Vernon Arsenal. It closed permanently in 2012 and is now falling into ruin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 12/6/2013

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersAlabama Memorial - Historic Blakeley State Park, AL

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Memorial to the Alabama troops, soldiers and sailors, who fought at Fort Blakely. The Battle of Fort Blakely actually took place after the surrender at Appomattox.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation

location: Alabama

date approved: 7/9/2012

last visited: 3/3/2013

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